Child of a Cruel God

Child of a Cruel God is Padraig O’Hannon’s second novel. It is available in Kindle format (6/3/16 release) and Paperback from Amazon.

Three years after solving the mystery of the deadly 1998 bombing in Northern Ireland, John Costa just wants to get on with his life.  Fate, however, has other plans.  An old adversary returns with a vengeance, making him the pawn in a deadly game of deceit and murder.
There’s murder, mystery, and mayhem cover to cover. John, Jillian “Mack” MacDonald, and Jim Finnegan will be tested like never before!



The Players:

John Costa
Three years after solving the crime that rocked County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, American attorney John Costa is looking to get on with his life.  The unexpected return of an old adversary changes everything, as he suddenly finds himself the target for revenge.

Angela Grady
Angela is the enigmatic target of John Costa’s unspoken affections. She’s young, vibrant, kind, and full of life; everything that he isn’t.

Jillian MacDonald
Jillian, aka “Mack,” is an extraordinary researcher and computer expert. Smart, strong, unflappable, irreverent, and funny, she’s John’s best friend and closest ally.

Karen Boyle
Childhood friend of Angela Grady, Karen and her father operate a respected charity that provides food for those in need. A close and trusted friend to John and Mack, her world is shattered when John’s adversary sets out for revenge.

Jim Finnegan
Once a member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), he is now a senior member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). His investigation continues…